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B. 07-17 Train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg Booysens, Johannesburg
2. 07-02 Mass evacuation after train with toxic substance derails
D. 05-16 2 dead, 20 injured when train hits truck in Germany Ibbenbueren, West Germany
E. 05-15 Crashed Amtrak train 'may have been struck by object' Philadelphia
5. 05-15 Amtrak rail crash driver interviewed by investigators Philadelphia
G. 05-14 Amtrak crash: Obama makes transport funding pledge Washington
7. 05-13 Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding' Philadelphia
05-12 US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed
J. 05-04 Metro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 12

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Train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg   About 300 people have been injured in a collision between two trains near South Africa's largest city Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding' US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed   Up to 10 carriages of the Washington-New York train reportedly went of the track and a number of people have been reported injured Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel
Jul. 17   Johannesburg
May.13   Philadelphia
May.12   Philadelphia
Jan.17   England



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Europe North America European Union South Asia
2015
Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel
Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speed...
US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 ...
Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel
South Asia
2015 2015
South Asia
2014
Report: 20 killed in Moscow train derailment
North America
2014 2014
North America
European Union
2014 2014
European Union
South Asia
2014 2014
South Asia
2013
At least 77 die as Spanish train derails ...
At least 6 dead in train derailment near Pa...
Crashed New York train 'going 82mph'
New York train crash kills four
20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil tra...
CEO: Runaway train's brakes weren't properly ...
Sixty dead or missing after Lac-Megantic trai...
Fuel train explodes in Canadian town
At least 77 die as Spanish train derails ...
At least 6 dead in train derailment near Pa...
Fire on express train in India kills at least...
India express train kills people crossing tra...
2012
Europe
2012 2012
Europe
North America
2012 2012
North America
European Union
2012 2012
European Union
Deadly fire strikes Indian train
2011
Train collision in Germany kills 10
North America
2011 2011
North America
Train collision in Germany kills 10
South Asia
2011 2011
South Asia
2010
18 killed in Belgian train crash
North America
2010 2010
North America
18 killed in Belgian train crash
At least 45 dead in train collision
100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train
2009
Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel
Train wreck 'an act of terror'
Train derails, 26 died
14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast
Fatal crash on subway system
Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel
Enke's death apparent suicide
14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast
South Asia
2009 2009
South Asia
2008
Europe
2008 2008
Europe
24 killed, 135 injured in train collision
European Union
2008 2008
European Union
South Asia
2008 2008
South Asia
2007
Europe
2007 2007
Europe
North America
2007 2007
North America
European Union
2007 2007
European Union
Train crash 'kills many'
2006
Magnetic train crashes
Subway crash: 41 dead
North America
2006 2006
North America
Magnetic train crashes
Subway crash: 41 dead
South Asia
2006 2006
South Asia
2005
Train crash kills 14
Train crash in Los Angeles suburb
Train crash kills 14
Passenger train derails, 61 died
128 die in train crash
2004
Europe
2004 2004
Europe
North America
2004 2004
North America
European Union
2004 2004
European Union
South Asia
2004 2004
South Asia
2002
Europe
2002 2002
Europe
North America
2002 2002
North America
European Union
2002 2002
European Union
100 feared dead in rail tragedy

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Train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg Map of Booysens South Africa


July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul. 17   Johannesburg
  About 300 people have been injured in a collision between two trains near South Africa's largest city
Jul. 2   Tennessee


May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.16   West Germany
May.15   Philadelphia
  Philadelphia
May.14   Washington
May.13   Philadelphia
May.12   Philadelphia
  Up to 10 carriages of the Washington-New York train reportedly went of the track and a number of people have been reported injured
May.4  Mexico  Metro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 12 May.3  Switzerland  Major rail route blocked by landslide following rain

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.28  Los Angeles  More than 20 injured after commuter train collides into car Mar.20   India India train derailment: 30 killed, 50 injured


February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.24  Southern California  Dozens hurt in California train crash Feb.16  USA  Fiery train crash forces W Virginia towns to evacuate Feb.13   North Mexico 16 dead after train collided with bus
Feb.5  New York  New York crash train was 'not speeding' Feb.3   New York Six die as New York train hits car

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.17   England Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel   Passengers are facing severe disruption after the Channel Tunnel was closed following a fire on a lorry Jan.14  Texas  Ten dead in Texas prison bus crash

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.3  India  5 children killed when train hits school van in northern India Nov.7  Greece  Train kills 2 immigrants near Greek-Turkish border Nov.6  Canada  Engineer missing after Quebec train derails Oct.7  Western Canada  Train derails in Saskatchewan, catches fire Aug.20  Chile  Power failure halts main subway line in Chile's capital Aug.13  Switzerland  6 injured in train derailment in Swiss Alps Jul.24  Southern India  School bus and train crash kills 18 children Jul.17  Southern France  Two trains collide in French city, leaving 25 injured Jul.15   Moscow Report: 20 killed in Moscow train derailment
Jul.8  South Africa  At least 52 people injured in South Africa train collision Jul.4  West Germany  Train rams truck at crossing in southwestern Germany; 33 injured Jun.24  Bihar  Passenger train derails in India, killing 4 May.26  India  Deadly train crash in north India May.20  Moscow  Train derailment and crash kill passengers May.4  Tokyo  Magnitude-6.0 quake near Tokyo; trains pause

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.30  Southern India  Twin blasts hit India express train

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.8  Southern France  Rock strike kills two on Alps train

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.7  India  Fire engulfs 3 Indian train cars, killing 9

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.27   Southern India Fire on express train in India kills at least 23
Dec.8  Jakarta  Deadly train collision in Indonesia Dec.2   New York Crashed New York train 'going 82mph'  New York  New York train crash probe begins Dec.1   New York New York train crash kills four Map of Bronx NY New York  Four people have been killed and 63 injured in a passenger train crash in the Bronx area. The Metro-North train's locomotive and carriages derailed Nov.17   Cairo 27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo   The train, travelling from the city of Bani Swaif, hit the vehicles at a crossing about 40km (25 miles) from Cairo Oct.19  Argentina  Argentine commuter train slams into station, again Sep.18  Canada  Multiple deaths in Ottawa collision Sep.5  Spain  Spain rail-crash driver in new tape Aug.25   Mexico Mexico migrant train derails; at least 5 dead Aug.18   Bihar India express train kills people crossing track   At least 12 people have died in the northern Indian state of Bihar after they were run over by a train at a station, reports say Jul.30  Spain  Driver on phone when Spanish train derailed Jul.28  Spain  Spain funeral Mass for crash victims  Spain  Train crash: Reckless homicide charge for driver Jul.27  Spain  Spain train driver held 'for manslaughter' Jul.25  Spain  Spain train crash: Driver faces investigation Jul.24   Spain At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia Map of Galicia Spain
  A train has derailed in north-western Spain, killing at least 60 people and injuring many more. It is the worst rail accident in Spain in four decades
 All 13 carriages of the train, which was travelling from Madrid to Ferrol, came off the tracks near Santiago de Compostela
Jul.13  Paris  Train crash shadow over Bastille Day  Paris  Mechanical error eyed in French train crash Jul.12  Paris  French rescuers search for train survivors   Paris At least 6 dead in train derailment near Paris   22 more injured in a train derailment on Friday just south of Paris. Hollande arrived at the scene while rescue operations were under way. Jul.11   Canada   20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train crash   It has become Canada's worst railway catastrophe in almost 150 years. Some of the bodies may never be found Jul.10  Canada  Canada blast missing 'probably dead'   Canada CEO: Runaway train's brakes weren't properly set   Canada Sixty dead or missing after Lac-Megantic train blast Jul.9   Canada Evidence criminal act may have led to train crash  Canada  Tampering alleged in runaway train Jul.8  Canada  Searchers comb Quebec blast site   Canada 40 still missing after runaway train plows into town Jul.7  Canada  Canada runaway train death toll rises Jul.6   Canada   Fuel train explodes in Canadian town
Map of Lac-Megantic Canada
  A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people
Jan.14   Cairo Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17'

year 2012 Top ^

Nov.17   Egypt Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
Nov.9  Myanmar  Many dead in Burma train crash Jul.29   Southern India Deadly fire strikes Indian train Feb.22   Argentina Argentina train crash 'kills 49' Map of Buenos Aires Argentina  A train crash at a station in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, has killed 49 people with hundreds more injured

year 2011 Top ^

Jul.27  China  China rail crash 'due to signal' Jul.23   Southern China Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge
Map of Zhejiang China  At least two cars of a high-speed bullet train fell off a bridge late Saturday after a derailment in eastern Zhejiang province Jan.29  Eastern Germany  Train collision in Germany kills 10

year 2010 Top ^

Oct.1   Indonesia Trains collide, killing at least 30
Jul.18   India At least 45 dead in train collision May.27   India 100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train Map of West Bengal India  Rescue workers are trying to free survivors from the wreckage of a train in eastern India after a blast on the line Feb.15   Belgium 18 killed in Belgian train crash

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.18   England Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel  4 trains have broken down in the Channel Tunnel due to cold weather, as more snow is expected to cause disruption in Britain Nov.29  Russia  18 still missing after train derailment Nov.28   Russia   Train wreck 'an act of terror'
  Investigators have found 'elements of an explosive device' at the site of the derailment of an express train Nov.27  Russia  Train derails, 26 died Nov.10  West Germany  Enke's death apparent suicide Jun.29   Northern Italy 14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast   A gas explosion from a cargo train carrying fuel tanks killed at least five people and injured 35 others in a town in the west coastal town of... Jun.22   Washington Fatal crash on subway system


year 2008 Top ^

Sep.12   Los Angeles 24 killed, 135 injured in train collision
  Rescue workers combed their way through the mangled wreckage of a train looking for survivors; a commuter train collided with a freight train Apr.27  China  Train collision kills at least 66 Apr.18  Mumbai  10 deaths a day on city's trains

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.18  Pakistan  Train crash 'kills many' Oct.6  Cuba  Bus in deadly collision with train Aug.30  Rio de Janeiro  Eight dead after train crash Jul.17  Western Ukraine  Poison threat from train

year 2006 Top ^

Oct.11  France  Train crash kills 12 Sep.22   West Germany Magnetic train crashes   An elevated train has crashed on a test track, killing 23 Sep.4  Cairo  Train crash kills three Aug.20  Egypt  Train crash kills 57 Jul.3   Spain Subway crash: 41 dead   Two carriages derailed and crashed in a tunnel in the eastern city of Valencia Jun.12  Israel  5 killed in train crash Apr.16  Greece  Four die in train crash Jan.29  Pakistan  Train carriages plunge into ravine Jan.23  Montenegro  41 dead in train crash

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.26  Japan  Inspections ordered after crash Dec.25  Northern Japan  Deadly train derailment Nov.29  Congo  Dozens die in train crash Oct.30  Southern India  Train toll reaches 111 dead Oct.28   Southern India Passenger train derails, 61 died
Jul.12   Pakistan 128 die in train crash Jun.21  Israel  Seven dead in train wreck Apr.25  Japan  Hunt begins for Japan crash clues  Japan  Search for crash survivors Apr.24   Japan 100 dead as train derails  A seven-car commuter train has derailed and ploughed into an apartment building at a railway crossing Jan.26  Los Angeles  Train crash in Los Angeles suburb Jan.7  Italy  Train crash kills 14

year 2004 Top ^

Apr.22   North Korea Many casualties in train crash  2 trains carrying flammable materials have exploded in a station and leaves up to 3,000 people dead or injured Feb.18   Iran Train blast destroys villages, 300 killed


year 2002 Top ^

Sep.9   Bihar 100 feared dead in rail tragedy
Feb.20  Egypt  Train inferno kills 350
before year 2000
Dec. 12, 1917   Southern France Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne derailment
Map of Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne France
  a railway accident involving a troop train carrying at least 1,000 French soldiers on their way home for leave from the Italian front